Employment, General/Other News
News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.
With youth unemployment on the rise, many young people are taking the alternative route to seeking employment, such as starting their own business.
To break down some of the barriers that stop...more
Work requirements can't be enforced when people can't find work. Recent analysis indicates that at least two-thirds of the growth in food stamps between 2007 and 2011 was the direct result of...more
The Regions Bank partnered with the Alabama State government in allocating $1 billion in loans for the state's economic development.
Regions Financial Corp. CEO Grayson Hall announces that this...more
The Center for Law and Social Policy reports that the latest iteration of Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grants will require state applicants to develop on online...more
The Federal Way City Council has recently given its funding approval for an economic development director position during its most recent meeting.
The new director for Federal Way, WA would make...more
COWS (Center on Wisconsin Strategy) and CLASP have profiled adult workers in every state who are in need of better skills and wages.
One approach to helping low-income adults and long-term...more
The U.S. Department of Labor acquired $1,914,681.50 in back wages and fringe benefits for nearly 150 workers at Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC.
Proimtu Mmi-Nv LLC is a Henderson-based subcontractor providing...more
The Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) will be investing nearly $5.3 million in grants to train a rural health workforce and strengthen support for the use of telehealth services for...more
Three economic development projects have been announced by South Carolina state officials that could bring several thousand jobs to Richburg and Fort Mill.
Business names and sites haven't been...more
Zimbra Inc., a communications solution provider, is one company whose leaders have instilled the value of civic engagement to its employees.
According to Chairman and CEO Patrick Brandt, getting...more